かつて、ティーンズのバイブルとして一世を風靡。
In the old days, The comics were predominant in a generation as the Bible of the teens.

アニメ化・映画化も果たした超名作。
The comics make it into anime, and the filmization is a done super masterpiece, too.

この熱はもはや、同世代にしか伝わらないだろう。
This passion will surely reach only the same generation.

「ラブ★コン」 by 中原 アヤ
"love ★ com" by Aya Nakahara


クラスで一番背の高いヒロイン。
The heroine who she is a class, and is the tallest.

クラスで一番背の低いヒーロー。
The hero who he is  a class, and is the shortest.

ふたりの掛け合いはしばしば、とある漫才師のようだと揶揄される。
The quarrel of two is made fun of around shen like the famous comedian.

ラブストーリーを主軸にする少女漫画の、「笑い」という弱点を大いに覆した作品だ。
As for the girls' comic, a love story is a main shaft.
The comics overturned a weak point called the laughter that a girls' comic had very much.

会話そのもので笑わせてくれ、話のテンポもよく、キャラ同士のバランスも抜群によい。
When I am reading, it is ridiculous in conversation itself, the tempo of the story is good, the balance between characters is outstandingly good, too.

売れるべくして売れた作品だなと、当時から思っていた。
I thought from those days, When it is the comic which was sold naturally to be popular.

私服で学校に通ったり、彼氏を作ったり、面白い友達に囲まれていたり、、
They are school life is, They go to the high school out of uniform, They make a boyfriend, They make interesting friends.

高校生活に対する憧れが詰まりに詰まった全17巻だ。
This is 17 books clogged up with admiration for the high school life very much.

連載終了が13年前という事実にも絶望しつつ、思い出とのマリアージュを楽しんで読み返そう。
As for me, the end of the serialization despaired of a fact called 13 years ago.
However, we mix a memory and despair, and let's read it again although being a pleasure.

Love★Com, Vol. 1 (English Edition)
Aya Nakahara
VIZ Media: Shojo Beat
2013-06-04